Branch chair - Darlington


The branch chair provides leadership to the group and facilitates collaborative working across the committee to enable the group to carry out its work effectively.


2-3 hours per month


Darlington DL3 8DJ

What the role involves

As a branch chair you will:

  • keep up to date about the news and developments of Parkinson's UK and actively share them with the group
  • make effective use of the skills and strengths of other volunteers so that the group has the greatest impact in your local area
  • engage with local staff and volunteers to meet the needs of local people affected by Parkinson's

What you could get out of volunteering

As the branch chair you would have the opportunity to:

  • do something meaningful for people affected by Parkinson's within your local area
  • meet new people and make new friends, both in the group and in the local community
  • learn and develop valuable leadership, teamwork and people skills

What we're looking for and why

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • have strong leadership, organisational, communication and IT skills so you can work effectively with a wide range of people and leading the group
  • are able to make balanced decisions taking into account multiple views in order to meet the needs of local people with Parkinson's
  • have a positive attitude to make things happen in your local community


If you would like to know more about the role before applying please contact us on 020 7963 9328 or email [email protected].

Please read the role description fully prior to completing the application pack. Applications can be submitted to [email protected] by the closing date.

Volunteer role description (Word, 900KB).

Volunteering type
Support your community
Time commitment
Closing date